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  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomes new arrival

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomed its newest resident Wednesday when Hadiah, an 18-year-old Bornean orangutan, gave birth just before midnight. The baby, whose sex is not known, is the second for parents Hadiah and 20-year-old Tujoh. Fewer than 10 orangutans are born each year at...

  • The brain: A wonder-tool for vital aging

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Doctors long have known that an individual's attitude and outlook on life, whether positive or negative, hopeful or defeatist, can greatly impact their overall health and well-being. In the field of gerontology, the science and study of aging, an understanding of the complicated...

  • Fossil Brewing celebrates grand opening Friday

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    The Colorado Springs brewery population gained a new member Friday, with the grand opening of Fossil Brewing Company, 2-10 p.m. at 2845 Ore Mill Road, Unit 1. “Right now, we’re doing seven beer taps and one ginger ale,” said head brewer and co-founder Josh Bye. “We have a blonde, an...

  • Colorado Springs area haunted houses spread seasonal frights

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Fear is subjective: Spiders, clowns, a former storefront full of screaming teenagers. What tingles our nerves, sets our hearts racing and makes our palms damp - a hardwired physiological response meant to alert us to potentially perilous situations - is entirely personal. Thankfully...

  • TheatreWorks' Pints & Potions pairs shows with fitting suds

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    What’s the best accent beer for a “Psycho Beach Party,” a show described as a campy ‘Gidget’ with a slasher twist? Not an easy question, even for a beer/food pairing expert. “TheatreWorks has been creating a signature drink for many of our shows for the past several years. The...

  • Tickets going fast for All Colorado Beer Festival

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Dear ‘Rest of Nation’, We appreciate what you bring to the table, but this one’s just for us. Sincerely, Colorado   The All Colorado Beer Festival, the only beer fest dedicated exclusively to Colorado beers, will bring 70 brewers, two cideries and a brewer of non-alcoholic...

  • Colorado Springs' nonprofit's tiny horses yield big benefits

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    If you happened to be driving down a certain cul-de-sac on the east side of Colorado Springs around 2 p.m. on a recent Tuesday, you would have encountered an odd scene: four women and three miniature horses playing kickball. Technically, the humans were playing kickball. The horses,...

  • Christian writer in Colorado Springs speaks against assisted suicide

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    This month, Brittany Maynard made headlines upon announcing that she moved from California to Oregon with the express purpose of using the state's Death With Dignity law. Oregon is one of five states where physician-assisted suicide is legal. Maynard, a 29-year-old newlywed, has...

  • Colorado ski season kicks off in style at Arapahoe Basin

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SUMMIT COUNTY - Colorado's 2014-15 ski and snowboard season officially kicked off 9 a.m. Friday when the first set of riders on the Black Mountain Express high-speed quad chairlift at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area were swept up and deposited atop the mid-mountain run down High Noon trail....

  • Haunted Brew Fest favors booze over boos, but costumes encouraged

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Relax: The goal of The Haunted Brew Fest isn't to startle you into spilling your beer. It'll leave that to the "real" haunted houses. With 50 breweries from Colorado and beyond pouring samples of 140 beers, the Halloween-themed festival is all about the suds. OK, mostly about the...